10 Important Bible Verses for Dads

The Bible is the word of God and serves a guide for the Christian life. What does the Bible say for Dads and Fathers? The Bible directs Parents on their relationship with their children. This list of Bible Verses is a great list for Christian Dads to memorize by reading through daily until God has worked it into your hearts. Feel free to use this Bible Verses for Dads list for a devotional or small group Bible study. Please add any other important Bible Verses for Fathers to this list by adding them to the comments.

10 Important Bible Verses For Dads

Malachi 4:6 #1 Dad Bible Verse- Give kids your heart

“And he will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the land with a curse.”

Psalm 103:13 #2 Bible Verse for Dads- Compassion

Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.

Proverbs 3:11-12 # 3 Scripture for Fathers- Discipline of the Lord

My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD, Or loathe His reproof, For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father, the son in whom he delights.

Ephesians 6:4 #4 Bible Verses for Dads- Instruction of the Lord

And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger; but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Proverbs 29:15 #5 Bible Verse for Dads- Discipline and respect

The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.

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Proverbs 10:9 #6 Bible Verses for Fathers- Integrity

He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.

Hebrews 12:7 #7 Dad Bible Verse- Discipline

It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?

Colossians 3:21 # 8 Scripture Passage for Dads- Do not Exasperate

Fathers, do not exasperate your children, that they may not lose heart.

Proverbs 23:24 #9 Bible Verse for Dads- Wisdom

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who begets a wise son will be glad in him.

Genesis 18:19 #10 Bible Verses for Dads- Keep the way of the Lord Jesus

“For I have chosen him, in order that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice; in order that the LORD may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him.”

I pray these Bible Verses are an encouragement and inspiration to all the dads out there. Place them on your heart and live them out daily.

Bible Verses for Family


New American Standard Bible